New Stewards Online

14 – 18 October 2024

Online

This online course is for all new UNISON stewards in the Eastern region. It introduces the role, details responsibilities and gives information about support and resources available and leads to ERA accreditation. This blended course combines online educational materials and opportunities for interaction online. What will the course help me to do? Understand the role […]

Advanced employment law: age discrimination

12 November 2024 9:00am–1:00pm

Online

This half-day course is part of an expanding set of nationally provided sessions on discrimination under the 2010 Equality Act. Intended for activists who have already completed an introductory employment law course, it looks at the meaning of ‘age’ under the Equality Act; the unique defence to direct age discrimination; and common age-related stereotypes. It […]

Stewards recertification

13 – 14 November 2024

UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London, NW1 2AY

Every five years UNISON expects our reps to participate in a course to learn about the new requirements, processes, legal changes and organising initiatives from across the union. Why take it? This is an opportunity for you to step outside of your current practice and reflect on what works for you as a UNISON rep […]

Advanced employment law: sex discrimination

19 November 2024 9:00am–4:00pm

Online

This one-day course is part of an expanding set of nationally provided sessions on discrimination under the 2010 Equality Act. Intended for activists who have already completed an introductory employment law course, it provides a solid understanding of the concepts of direct discrimination, indirect discrimination and victimisation, which will help activists analyse and discuss social […]

Health, safety and wellbeing training day

10 September 2024

UNISON Eastern, Higdon House, Kempson Way, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP32 7AR

After an amazing health, safety and wellbeing training day in 2023, we’re back at Higdon House in 2024. We’re still confirming the speakers, but you can rest assured it’ll be a packed day of learning and activities to keep you up to date with your health and safety work. Sessions are likely to cover the […]